Daily Archives: 27 January 2020


I know eulogies are theologically passé at funerals, but this one, not at a funeral, caught my attention. I was once told that the reason we should still crowd the National Mall and shout at one another was for the … Continue reading

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Speedy Retirement

It is fairly well known that bishops send a retirement request to Rome at a set time in their lives. Many pundits comment on the speed with which that request is granted. That would seem to be a bellwether on … Continue reading

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Christus Vivit 277: Seeking The Calm

In this paragraph, Pope Francis concludes his Post-Synodal thoughts on “Vocation.” Remember that if you want to refer to the full Apostolic Exhortation check this link at the Vatican site. 277. Jesus is walking in our midst, as he did … Continue reading

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